Radio Fórmula is a Mexican talk radio network. Founded in 1968, Radio Fórmula programs are broadcast on more than 100 stations in Mexico as well as several stations in the United States, it is the flagship product of Grupo Fórmula, which owns the TeleFórmula cable news network and PM Onstreet, an outdoor advertising firm. Grupo Formula traces its beginnings to 1968, when several Mexico City stations were split from Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta’s Radiópolis system. Among these was XEDF-AM 970. By 1984, Radio Fórmula operated five Mexico City stations: 970 AM, 1470 AM, 1500 AM, 103.3 FM and 104.1 FM. On September 19, 1985, Radio Fórmula's headquarters in downtown Mexico City were destroyed by an 8.1 earthquake, which killed several hosts and employees and knocked the AM stations off the air for nearly a month. The network relocated to the Polanco neighborhood in the west part of the city. Journalist Pedro Ferriz de Con, who hosted a morning newscast on XEDF-AM managed to survive and spent over a year hospitalized, whereas Sergio Rod and Gustavo Calderón, morning hosts of XEAI-AM, perished.
In 1987, Radio Formula was relaunched under the management of Rogerio Azcárraga Madero, nephew of Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta. This led to the establishment of a program schedule that offered a wide range of programs in news, finances and women’s talk. Among the personalities that have worked for Radio Formula over the years are Jorge Saldaña, Héctor Lechuga, Joaquín López-Dóriga, Maxine Woodside, Paola Rojas and Jorge Zúñiga. In 1994, Radio Fórmula began to expand nationally and created three national networks featuring the programs of their major personalities; this unit is now known as Radio Fórmula Estados. In 2003, Radio Fórmula programming began to be available in the United States, on stations such as KUNX In Ventura County, California. Radio Fórmula is organized into three national networks: the Primera Cadena, the Segunda Cadena, Terecera Cadena and Trion. Official website
Devon Kennard is an American football linebacker for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft, he played college football at USC. As a sophomore in 2006, Kennard recorded seven quarterback sacks. During his junior year, he had 111 tackles and 24 ½ sacks, helping the Desert Vista Thunder to the Class 5A Division I title game. For his senior year, Kennard was expected to play both fullback and tailback on offense for the Thunder in addition to his defensive duties, until top tailback Marcus Washington, an Arizona State recruit, returned from a stress fracture in his leg. In Desert Vista's 21–20 victory over Chandler High School, Kennard suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, causing him to miss the rest of the football season. On the season Kennard had 16. Defensively, he had 18 1 1/2 sacks while facing double and triple teams, he played in the 2009 U. S. Army All-American Bowl. Recruited by over forty schools nationwide, Kennard considered Arizona State, Florida, North Carolina, Texas, UCLA, USC.
He cut his list to California, Texas and USC. Kennard attended summer camps with USC following his sophomore and junior seasons in high school, grew close to USC-commit Matt Barkley. At one point and Kennard were ranked #1 and #2 for overall prospects in the class of 2009 by Rivals.com. He was rated the No. 1 defensive prospect by a CSTV analyst, the top defensive end by ESPN.com. Kennard called the recruiting process "a business," telling his local paper, "They're trying to go after good players, they think you're a good player, that's an honor, but they think somebody else is a good player, too. If you get all caught up, your head is going to get huge. I consider the whole process a business. It's a business on theirs. They've got to try to get the best players and I've got to try to go to the best program for me." Kennard announced his decision to attend USC at press conference on January 27, 2009. In his true freshman year at USC, Kennard began the season as a backup defensive end, but by midseason was seeing key action in pass rushing situations.
He was moved to strongside linebacker. Appearing in 12 games and starting in five, he had 34 tackles, including 2 for losses, plus 3 deflections, 1 fumble recovery and 1 forced fumble, he made the 2009 Pac-10 All-Freshman first teams by ESPN and Sporting News, won USC's John McKay Award. In 2010, Kennard was moved and started at a third position, middle linebacker, where he played in all thirteen games, with games starts, had 72 tackles, including 7 for losses with 2 sacks. Kennard moved back to defensive end for the 2011 season, where he played in all twelve games, with five starts, 29 tackles, including 4 for losses. Kennard sat out the 2012 season with a torn chest muscle. In 2013, Kennard started all thirteen games at outside linebacker, recording 60 tackles and team-highs of 13.5 tackles for loss, nine sacks, ten quarterbacks hits. He was named a Lott Trophy Finalist. On December 12, 2013, it was announced that Kennard had accepted his invitation to play in the East-West Shrine Game. On January 18, 2014, Kennard recorded two solo tackles as part of Romeo Crennel's West team that lost 23–13 to the East in the 2014 East-West Shrine Game.
Kennard attended the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis and completed all of the combine and positional drills. On March 12, 2014, he participated at USC's pro day, but opted to stand on his combine numbers and only performed positional drills. Kennard attended a pre-draft visit with the New York Giants and impressed the coaching staff with his intelligence. At the conclusion of the pre-draft process, Kennard was projected to be a fifth or sixth round pick by NFL draft experts and scouts, he was ranked the 17th best outside linebacker prospect in the draft by DraftScout.com and was ranked the 26th best linebacker by Scouts Inc. The New York Giants selected Kennard in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Kennard was the 24th linebacker drafted in 2014 and one of three players from USC. On May 19, 2014, the New York Giants signed Kennard to a four-year, $2.36 million contract that includes a signing bonus of $144,560. Throughout training camp, Kennard competed against Mark Herzlich to be the backup middle linebacker, but worked out at outside linebacker.
Head coach Tom Coughlin named Kennard a backup outside linebacker to begin the season in 2014, behind starters Jameel McClain and Jacquian Williams. He made his professional regular season debut in the New York Giants' season-opening 35–14 loss at the Detroit Lions. Kennard was inactive for the next three games due to a hamstring injury. In Week 11, Kennard earned his first career start after Jacquian Williams sustained a concussion the previous week. Kennard finished the Giants' 16–10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers with a season-high nine combined tackles, he remained the starter. On November 30, 2014, Kennard recorded three combined tackles and a season-high two sacks during a 25–24 loss at the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 13. Kennard made his first career sack on Jaguars' quarterback Blake Bortles for a nine-yard loss in the third quarter; the following week, Kennard recorded six solo tackles and tied his season-high of two sacks in the Giants' 36–7 win at the Tennessee Titans in Week 14. He made both his sacks on Titans' quarterback Zach Mettenberger.
Kennard was inactive in the Giants' Week 17 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles after sustaining a toe the previous week. He finished his